Dr Michael Mosley

Weighing Up the 5:2 Diet

Rachel Hosie | Posted 11.03.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Rachel Hosie

Also known as intermittent fasting, the 5:2 diet is actually (refreshingly) simple. For two non-consecutive days of the week you reduce your calorie intake to just 500 calories for women and 600 for men, but then you get to eat normally for the other five days. Easy peasy, surely?